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Systems Engineer - Senior

Quantico, VA, USA | BAE Systems

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    5-7 years
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BAE Systems is offering an exciting opportunity to support an important and dynamic Department of Justice customer as a Senior Systems Engineer working with a team of diverse and highly capable IT professionals. The Senior Systems Engineer: will perform non-standard engineering analysis, development and design work that requires considerable engineering skill, creative ability, and independent judgment. The successful candidate should be familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of complicated tasks. Installs and maintains complex networks that link numerous computing platforms, operating systems, and network topologies across widely dispersed geographic areas. Evaluates hardware and software suitable for large, complex networks. Tests and implements interface programs. Develops security procedures. Manages network performance. Troubleshoots and resolves complex problems to ensure minimal disruption of mission-critical applications. Maintains fault-tolerant systems and manages systems backups.

A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Areas of support also include a variety of hardware and networking, hardwired and wireless. Duties require strong technical aptitude and good analytical skills in diagnosing and resolving customer issues and requests. Installation of patches and security patches on equipment and operating systems. Duties also include documenting work completed and preparation of help documentation. Candidate must have excellent customer service skills and work well in a team environment.

The Senior Systems Engineer will perform the following duties:

Monitors and responds to hardware and software problems utilizing a variety of hardware and software testing tools and techniques

Installs and configures applications software and related hardware

May provide guidance and work leadership to less-experienced technicians.

Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned

Participates in special projects as required

Support engineering studies and reports

Perform data collection and preparation necessary to support engineering studies

Required Education, Experience, & Skills

The successful candidate for the Senior System Engineer position will meet the following education and experience requirements:

Minimum Education: (a) Bachelor's degree in one of the following areas: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer and Information Security, Computer Security, and/or Network Administration from an accredited university/college with five (S) years' experience; (b) Master's Degree in Computer Science or related scientific/technical field with two (2) years' experience; (c) PhD in Computer Science or related discipline with one (1) years' experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience.

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills

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